Litigation partner. Experienced civil litigator focusing on business disputes and corporate/commercial litigation. Significant expertise in securities cases, including securities class actions, Ontario Securities Commission investigations and enforcement proceedings and contested mergers & acquisitions. Has substantial experience acting for mining companies. Has appeared as counsel before the trial and appellate courts of Ontario and British Columbia, both the trial and appellate levels of the Federal Court of Canada and various administrative tribunals including the Competition Tribunal, the Environmental Review Tribunal and the Ontario Securities Commission. Acts as counsel in private arbitrations (including ICC) and mediations and in high-profile tribunal and court proceedings, including contested plan of arrangement and oppression proceedings. Successfully defended insider trading case before the Ontario Securities Commission. Experienced in conducting investigations, including for corporations and a Caribbean securities commission. Recognized in Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Benchmark Canada; and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. LLB (Honours), University of Toronto; BComm, McGill University. Ontario Bar, 1996.